Shophouse living means living within conservation shophouses - quintessentially Singaporean works of art. These storied shophouses boast high ceilings, patterned jalousie windows, unique façades and layouts, and each one with its own unique history that will make your everyday living experience that much more memorable.
As historical urban dwellings, shophouses are located in vibrant heritage districts that allow you to experience that street level ambience and belong to the neighbourhood. When you live at Figment, you are living in a boutique home - not a cookie-cutter, copied-and-pasted condo compound.
Because the term 'Boutique Home' speaks to what we want our shophouses to represent. Boutique Homes are design-led, unique, exquisitely crafted, hyperlocal, experiential, and ultimately, unforgettable. Imagine getting the curated experience you might get living out of a boutique hotel, in the comfort of home.
At Figment, members get their very own private studio within a Boutique Home and enjoy fully furnished shared common areas such as the kitchen, laundry facilities, dining and living room.
Not so much - this is Figment’s vision of shared housing for grown-ups - that's mature working professionals. We strictly do not host exchange students. We aren’t here to slice and dice apartments into matchboxes just to stuff as many 'tenants' as possible into a building, adult-dorm style. With Figment you always have room to breathe.
You can socialize as much as you want to, but you also reserve the option to retreat to the quiet comfort of your private studio within a spacious 3000ft² shophouse.
Becoming a Figment member means joining a cosmopolitan community of mature working professionals, with diverse backgrounds in tech, finance, design, and other creative industries. Our members do anything from running their own consulting podcast to selling vegan ice-cream.
Although most of our members are in their thirties, we also host many members in their forties, fifties and sixties! Rather than our biological age, what really matters are our shared values of cultural awareness, diversity and authenticity.
We hope you’ll get to know your fellow housemates as soon as you move in. We have also curated the Figment Club House as a members-only 'homespace' for you to plug right into our Figment community. After that, expect a standing invite to Figment events, like private dining experiences with local guest chefs, or book-binding classes hosted by independent creatives. Through these events, we hope you’ll get to know more like-minded Figment members from other homes.
Our minimum length of stay is for a URA-approved 3 months term. We offer stays of 1 to 2 months in our serviced apartment approved property House Rong.
We have a maximum occupancy of 2 pax per studio.
Members have to be 21 years old and above.
While we love pets, we currently have a no-pet policy in our homes.
Of course! Visitors are most welcome. Be sure to inform your housemates beforehand to check in with them.
Most definitely. We reckon you would figure out a nice arrangement with your housemates if they would also like to work in the common areas.
We have a common set of house rules (such as quiet hours) across our homes, which all members are expected to agree and adhere to before their stay.
You get a fully-furnished studio that’s move-in ready. WiFi, utilities, and weekly cleaning of the common areas are all included. To get you started, we’ll provide one complimentary set of bedding and towels, plus some basic household essentials and a welcome gift bag. Of course, your rent includes the use of shared laundry and kitchen facilities, along with common areas for living and dining. You will also enjoy complimentary access to our members-only 'living-room-away-from-home', Figment Club House.
Yes, we provide weekly cleaning of the common areas. We can also arrange cleaning of your private studio for an additional $150 per month.
Shared facilities include the kitchen, laundry facilities, and the living and dining areas in each home. Certain homes may also have access to a shared rooftop. The amenities offered in your studio depend on the configuration of that studio, and may include some combination of an en suite bathroom, a bathtub, a pantry or kitchenette, a writing desk, and/or a TV. If not already included with your studio, selected amenities are available for purchase. All members also enjoy complimentary access to our members-only 'living-room-away-from-home', Figment Club House.
We have a support team for operations and facilities. If you have any questions, they’re a message or phone call away.
We’ll match your application with a Boutique Home that's available on our end, and get back to you within the next business day.
The application process is easy and can all be completed online, or in-person if you’re local. First you’ll fill out the application form on our site by clicking the orange ‘Find My Home’ button. We’ll give you a call within the next business day for us to get to know you better. If you’re in Singapore, we can bring you on an in-person tour, if you’re remote, we can tour with you virtually. At that time, you can reserve the space by e-signing your lease and transferring the security deposit.
Unfortunately, we don’t publish the availability of our Boutique Homes publicly as we rely on our curators to handpick a home for you after understanding your preferences for community, location and budget.
First, enquire with us using the button on the top right. Ideally, you already know your budget and intended move-in date. After you speak to a Figment curator, if we have something that matches your needs, we’ll invite you down for a showing and take it from there.
We don’t accept immediate bookings, as we want to match your needs and preferences with what we have available. Enquire with us and we’ll be in touch!
We generally accept bookings up to a month in advance of your move-in, though exceptions can be made in certain circumstances.
Yes, we do virtual showings on Google Hangouts where we take you through a video tour of our homes. We definitely encourage virtual showings if you’re exploring more than a month in advance of your stay, as we usually don’t guarantee availability more than a month out. Enquire with us and we’ll be happy to get back to you.
Yes, you can still book a studio, provided you are moving sometime in the next month or so. If you’d like to view a studio before making a booking, we can arrange a virtual showing. Just enquire with us and we’ll sort things out.
Yes! If we have something that matches your needs, we’ll give you a call for us to get to know you better, and you can do a showing thereafter. To save you time and effort, we’d encourage a virtual showing instead of an in-person one. Enquire with us and we’ll get you started.
Yes, we require a security deposit of one and a half month’s rent before the commencement of your stay.
We accept payment by bank transfer, cash, and credit card.
Request booking for a home that suits you.
We'll reach out on WhatsApp within a day with your list of homes.
Take A Tour
Experience shophouse living on a cultural tour (virtual / physical) of our homes.
Move In With Us
E-sign your contract and transfer your deposit before moving in!
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